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CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 20, 1983
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(Studio) Surgeon General's condemnation of smoking recalled.
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(NYC) Claim of California researchers that low tar cigarettes contain as much tar and nicotine as do regular cigarettes examined; research noted involving use of smoking machines which do not mimic human smoking process. Report in "New England Journal of Medicine" outlined on screen. [Dr. Neal BENOWITZ - explains his conclusions.] Differences between government's smoking machines and human smoker behavior outlined. [Tobacco Institute spokesperson Walker MEPRYMAN - notes tobacco industry informed government 20 years ago of smoking machines' inability to mimic human behavior.] [FTC spokesperson John CARLEY - qualifies study findings.]
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Goldberg, Bernard;
Rather, Dan

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